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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Leo Pohlkamp, Pierz head football coach, was named the Minnesota Vikings 2014 High School Coach of the Year. Pohlkamp led the Pioneers to a 12-1 record, and within a point of advancing to the Prep Bowl. Pohlkamp was awarded at halftime of the V...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A second overtime pass from guard to quarterback helped seal a 20-18 Class AA Prep Bowl victory for the Holdingford Huskers Friday, Nov. 21 at TCF Bank Stadium. Huskers senior Nathan Brinker, who played offensive guard until the section semifin...Read More
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Our selection process Coaches from all five area football teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala-Swanville Area and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the 11-player all-area team (one quarterback, two running backs, one fullba...Read More
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Morrison County Record’s Football Player of the Year: Pierz senior Robbie Skiba By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Robbie Skiba enjoys breaking records. But do not worry, the dusty vinyl collection sitting in the basement is safe, Skiba’s record breaking comes on the footbal...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com There are not too many more gut wrenching ways to fall short of making the Prep Bowl than what happened to Pierz, Nov. 15. The Pioneers led 24-23 over the top-ranked team in the state, Rochester Lourdes, as the Eagles attempted a two-point conv...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Nathan Brinker has been a do-it-all player for the Holdingford Huskers this season. That never rang more true than in Holdingford’s 35-18 win over Pipestone, Nov. 15 in the Class AA state semifinal game. Brinker, a senior guard, who sometimes...Read More
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Football is often a game of seconds. That was never more true than Pierz’ 25-24 defeat to Rochester Lourdes in the state semifinal game tonight. For a second it looked like Pierz had stopped an Eagles two-point conversion and were headed to the Class AAA Prep Bowl. However, the next second the...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After falling in a 24-0 hole at halftime, the Patriots were in too deep to claw their way out. USA lost their bid for a perfect season, and finished 11-1 after a 44-28 loss to Braham in the state football quarterfinals Nov. 8 in Brainerd. “At...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Holdingford Huskers built an early lead, and used senior Matt Messman to cruise to a 37-14 win over Moose Lake-Willow River (MLWR) Nov. 8 at the state football quarterfinals in Brainerd. It was the first time the Huskers were able to advanc...Read More
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